Conduct an emissions audit

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver MSS015012A, 'Conduct an emissions audit'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Conduct an emissions audit' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

1

Identify all sources and uses of materials in process

1.1

Identify all sources of materials external to the site

1.2

Identify all sources of materials within the site, where appropriate

1.3

Identify all uses of materials by the process overall

1.4

Identify all uses of materials by each process unit

2

Calculate theoretical use of the materials

2.1

Calculate theoretical net consumption of material for each process unit

2.2

Calculate overall material balance for process/site

2.3

Evaluate the need for material consumption by process and units within the process compared to alternative processes/units

3

Measure actual use of materials

3.1

Determine actual net material consumption for overall process/site

3.2

Determine actual net material consumption for each process unit

3.3

Calculate difference between theoretical and actual material consumption by unit and overall

3.4

Identify actual emissions by each process unit

4

Develop strategies for reducing emissions

4.1

Rank units by difference between theoretical and actual material consumption

4.2

Rank units by actual material consumption

4.3

Develop strategies to reduce material consumption

5

Prepare a recommendation for an emissions reduction strategy

5.1

Consult with key stakeholders

5.2

Identify strategies required to meet regulatory or similar requirements

5.3

Rank strategies by benefit/cost ratio

5.4

Short-list preferred emission reduction strategies

5.5

Prepare recommendation for reducing emissions


Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS015012A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSS40211 - Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS50211 - Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS50111 - Diploma of Sustainable Operations